Lea Michele is "inspired" by her boyfriend Cory Monteith.
The 26-year-old actress – who met Monteith on the set of Glee when she was dating another man – has "always" loved working with her Canadian co-star and finds she is "motivated" by him all the time.
She said: "I love working with Cory, I always have.
"He really, really inspires me, and he motives me and I think he's just so talented."
Michele adds her experience with the 30-year-old actor has been among her best while working on the musical TV show – which also stars Amber Riley and Dianna Agron.
She added to People: "Working with him has been one of the best experiences in this whole process. I'm so happy."
It was recently reported Michele wanted to get a matching tattoo with Monteith, an etching that represents "soul mates".
A source said: "Lea wants Cory to get matching tattoos. She has been wanting to do this for a long time, but she has decided on the design yet. She wants a symbol that represents soul mates."